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RACGP events and courses

VIC

01 Jul 2017 - 30 Jun 2020

VIC

Medication Assisted Treatment for Opioid Dependence (MATOD)

Module 1 - Safer Opioid prescribing
ONLINE TRAINING

RACGP Victoria is offering online training on safer opioid prescribing and opioid dependence for Victorian GPs. This training is a prerequisite for prescribers who want to attend MATOD Module 2.

Prescribers must be registered with AHPRA to be eligible for this training.

Please contact RACGP Victoria if you don't have a RACGP number. This training is accessible by default for Victorian GPs. Interstate GPs please request access.

To complete MATOD Module 1 click here MATOD Module 1

This education is accredited for 4 Category 2 QI&CPD points for the 2017-2019 triennium.

By registering for this training you consent for your details to be provided to the Department of Health and Human Services and Victorian Pharmacotherapy Area Based Networks.

Contact: Victoria Events

Tel: 03 8699 0591

20 Nov 2019

VIC

RACGP Victoria - CPD Providers New Triennium Update

NOTE: For CPD Providers/EARs only.

Session date: 20 November 2019
Time: 10am - 2pm
Location: The John Murtagh Centre - RACGP House, 100 Wellington Parade, East Melbourne
Cost: FREE

This session will cover all the changes in the new triennium.
This will include the new CPD Standards, accredited activity approval process (Category 1) and CPD activities (Category 2).

There is also a Networking opportunity over lunch.

Contact: Victoria QI&CPD Events

Tel: 03 8699 0483

23 Nov 2019

VIC

RACGP Victoria Fellowship and Awards Ceremony

Date: Saturday 23 November 2019

Venue:Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, 1 Convention Centre Place, South Wharf

Times:
12.30-3.00 pm: Registration, gowning and photography
3.00-4.30 pm: Fellowship and Awards Ceremony
4.30-6.00 pm: Cocktail function

This event is by invitation only, for GPs who have received their Fellowship between September 2018 and 30 August 2019.

Registrations have now closed. Please contact the Vic Events Team via email: vic.events@racgp.org.au

Contact: Victoria Events

Tel: 03 8699 0591

23 Nov 2019

VIC

Registration for Waitlisted Guests

Date: Saturday 23 November 2019

Venue:Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, 1 Convention Centre Place, South Wharf

Times:
12.30-3.00 pm: Registration, gowning and photography
3.00-4.30 pm: Fellowship and Awards Ceremony
4.30-6.00 pm: Cocktail function

Please register your waitlisted guests below.

Registration for waitlisted guests closes on Monday 11 November 2019

Contact: Victoria Events

Tel: 03 8699 0591

30 Nov 2019

VIC

Challenging Consultations and SafeScript: Making It Work

Date: Saturday 30 November
Registration and refreshments: from 1.15pm
Session: 2 - 4 pm
Location: RACGP House, 100 Wellington Parade, East Melbourne.
Members Price: $35
Non-members Price: $50

A workshop discussing issues which may arise during patient consultations with the use of SafeScript.

RACGP Victoria's International Medical Graduate (IMG) and Drug and Alcohol Committees are pleased to present a 'Challenging consultations' workshop. The workshop will explore a range of difficult cases including drug seeking, aggressive and drug dependent patients through role play and practical strategies for dealing with these types of consultations. Effective communication techniques for patients when Safescript is used, will also be provided.

If you are not an RACGP member, please contact vic.events@racgp.org.au to register for this event.

The workshop is accredited for 4 Category 2 QI&CPD points

Contact: Victoria Events

Tel: 03 8699 0591

30 Nov 2019

VIC

Medication Assisted Treatment for Opioid Dependence

Medication Assisted Treatment for Opioid Dependence (MATOD) - Module 2
Time: 8.30am to 1.00pm
Location: Gateway Wangaratta, 37-39 Ryley Street Wangaratta VIC 3677

The aim of this workshop is to provide practitioners with the skills and confidence to assess, manage and initiate patients on Opioid Replacement Therapy.
Program Schedule:

The MATOD program is a blended approach of online training and a face to face workshop:
Module 2 Part A online training
The two hour online education component covers opioid use disorder and the pharmacology of buprenorphine and methadone.
Module 2 Part B face to face workshop
The four-hour interactive workshop consists of case based discussion

*Practitioners must be registered with AHPRA
Please note by registering you consent for your details to be provided to the Department of Health and Human Services and the Pharmacotherapy Area Based Networks in Victoria.

Contact: Victoria Events

Tel: 03 8699 0591

07 Dec 2019

VIC

Medication Assisted Treatment for Opioid Dependence

Medication Assisted Treatment for Opioid Dependence (MATOD) - Module 2
Time: 8.30am to 1.00pm
Location: Lady Bay resort, 2 Pertobe Street Warrnmbool VIC 3280

The aim of this workshop is to provide practitioners with the skills and confidence to assess, manage and initiate patients on Opioid Replacement Therapy.
Program Schedule:

The MATOD program is a blended approach of online training and a face to face workshop:
Module 2 Part A online training
The two hour online education component covers opioid use disorder and the pharmacology of buprenorphine and methadone.
Module 2 Part B face to face workshop
The four-hour interactive workshop consists of case based discussion

*Practitioners must be registered with AHPRA
Please note by registering you consent for your details to be provided to the Department of Health and Human Services and the Pharmacotherapy Area Based Networks in Victoria.

Contact: Victoria Events

Tel: 03 8699 0591

14 Mar 2020 - 15 Mar 2020

VIC

GP Wellbeing Weekend

Date: Saturday and Sunday, 14-15 March 2020
Location: Bellinzona Resort, Hepburn Springs
Cost:
Early bird full conference prices
(until Tuesday 14 January 2020)
RACGP member: $250 I Registrar member $215 I Non-member: $300
Regular prices (from Wednesday 15 January 2020)
RACGP member: $300 I Registrar member $250 I Non-member: $350

The wellbeing program incorporates a variety of educational workshops and sessions focusing on ways to minimise day-to-day stress and optimise the health, self-care and wellbeing of you and your patients. There will be opportunities for networking and participating in fun activities.

The program has been designed by the RACGP Victoria New Fellows Committee for all GPs, including New Fellows and GPs working towards Fellowship.

Accommodation: must be booked and paid directly with the hotel.

Contact: Victoria Events

Tel: 03 8699 0591

13 Jun 2020 - 14 Jun 2020

VIC

WiGP - Brainy Women - Medicine and the Mind - Save the Date

Date: Saturday and Sunday 13-14 June 2020
Location: RACV City Club, Melbourne

The brain and the mind

Presented by the RACGP Victoria Women in General Practice Committee, this weekend conference will address issues including doctors and patients mental health, hormones and the brain and mindfulness.

Contact: Victoria Events

Tel: 03 8699 0591

20 Jun 2020

VIC

Introduction To Point-of-care Ultrasound - Bendigo

The 'Introduction to point-of-care ultrasound for rural GPs' workshop is designed to support rural GPs to increase their understanding of the applications of point-of-care ultrasound in the diagnostic process. The training is delivered by rural GPs and sonographers who are experienced in using ultrasound in their practice environment.

This full-day workshop will give general practice registrars and rural & remote GPs the opportunity to identify practical applications of ultrasound technology in rural general practice settings and utilise point of care ultrasound devices under the guidance of experts.

The workshop runs from 8.30am till 4.30pm and will be offered to RACGP members at $495 (incl. GST). Morning tea and lunch will be provided.

For further information, please contact RACGP Rural on 1800 636764 or via rural@racgp.org.au

Contact: RACGP Rural

Tel: 1800 636 764